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    September 27, 2012
    6:00 - 7:00am EDT  

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good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. >> what is the rain situation today? >> we have some mixed with some thunderstorms. we get a break right now. i think we get a break. 68 degrees at the airport. another chance for showers, especially into the evening hours. high temperatures in the upper 80's.nto the low >> good morning. let's get you up to date. one problem on southbound 83 just past belfast road. word of anan a aident.
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watch h r r ssible delayay pulaski highway, we have a crash at moravia derive. monument street at calvert street, closures because of the baltimore book festival. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side and on the west side. here's a quick, live look at traffic. rain will impact your ride in many spots. 50 at maryland 8. no significant delays. 295 and 175, building in volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> nfl fans have been waiting to hear.
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>> starting tonight, the game will be officiated by professional crews. there has been an agreement, ending the lockout. complaints about replacement officials came to a head on monday night. the new agreement increases salaries to about $149,000 still needs to be approved by nfl owners. >> a double shooting cents a mother and her son to the hospital. >> police believed the shootings are the result of a domestic dispute. the 4-year-old boy was shot in the hip. his mother was shot in the body just beneath the arm pit. this happened just before 9:30 last night near the 900 block of gorsuch avenue. police say the shooting
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happened inside the mother's home. she had physical injuries in addition to being shot. investigators are looking for a male person of interest. at least one neighbor is surprised by the level of violence in his community. >> it's not a typical event. i see police activity but never caution tape and actual gunfire activity. >> the mother and a boy are expected to be fine. >> a boy led a long line of police on a crazy chase from harrisburg to downtown baltimore. the boy allegedly stole a truck and took off with his girlfriend. the left a dozen police officers
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on a wild chase -- they led a dozen police officers on a wild chase. >> no word on a body that was found in the inner harbor. it was found near boston and leakin streets. police have released few details so far. >> firefighters still on the scene of a fire in ocean city. the fire consumed multiple units. this happened just before 6:00 p.m. last night. it was put under control just around midnight. when you see breaking news, send your pictures and videos to the u local section of wbaltv.com. >> the parents of a teenager are furious after their daughter was sexually assaulted. parents say the attack came from
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an older male student tuesday morning on the grounds of the dulaney valley high school. they said their daughter consented but only because she was afraid of what happened if she did not. >> she is not of the presence of mind to give legal consent. >> no charges have been filed. there's not an age difference between suspect and victim that would make it a crime. the investigation is ongoing. we're still a few weeks away from election day but millions of americans already casting their votes. hallie jackson has more in this report. >> experts say more and more people have been casting ballots before november.
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>> i need you to start voting six days from now on october 2. >> the obama campaign making the push to get people to the polls soon, and not just here in ohio. more than 30 states allow folks to cast ballots early and in person. >> you're telling people, you don't have to wait until november 6. you can vote right away. >> in 2000, 18% of voters cast ballots before election day. in 2008, the number climbed tothis year, early ballots will 30%. top more than a third of all votes. >> people like the convenience of voting early. we see people doing that. >> the campaigns strategize to maximize this. spending months laying groundwork locking down the votes in october or september. some think democrats may have the advantage of this year. >> early voting is going to weigh toward the obama campaign perhaps decisively. >> i need your help on november
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6 and every day till then. >> some argue every day until then. >> he doesn't have until november 6 to make the case. he has to make the case in the next couple of weeks for a lot of these voters. >> that includes voters in virginia, a key battleground state both presidential candidates will be visiting today. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. on helptting a snapshot maryland voters feel about some important issues. when it comes to expanded gambling, the odds are even as to which side will prevail. 46% oppose expanded gaming. the fate is in the 9% of undecided. 51% would approve same-sex
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marriage if voted on today. bats return with a vengeance against the toronto blue. nate mclouth started the night with a home run. chris davis and manny machado each had two home runs. the orioles tied a team record with seven home runs in a single game. the orioles beat toronto 12-2. >> another major retail chain putting out the help wanted sign. >> the fallout from this shocking incident. how much this display will cost the university. >> how much longer will the
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washington monument be close to repairs? >> the rain is clearing out of the state but more could be on the way. >> we are keeping tabs on several accidents including one on the harrisburg
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:12. 72 degrees downtown. that is the skycam temperature. we see lots of clouds in the sky. let's look at the radar. here's what is left of the showers and thunderstorms. light rain falling in elkton and aberdeen and northeast. some rain on the backside of this year westminster and that extends into western maryland. the rain is not done just yet. this is affecting the northern areas of the state. 71 in annapolis. 60's in parkton. showers and storms back into the
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ohio river valley. this is a slow mover. we have not seen a big change in the forecast. we have rain chances each and every day. here's a look at futurecast. later today, another batch of rain will be moving in. this will move in from the west. then we have to watch out for that in baltimore. notice how it is off to the west. we could get rain for the start of the ravens game. i think it will happen during the later part of the game. here's the forecast for today. there is a chance for showers later today and into the evening. 78 in ocean city. expecting kickoff temperatures around the low 70's.
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a shower is possible at any point. temperatures drop down into the 60's tonight. showers are most likely overnight and into tomorrow morning. a chance for showers tomorrow. pretty isolated shower possibilities this weekend. the front will finally clear the area. 70's next week with nice weather. >> good morning. the morning commute is kind of busy. southbound 95, word of an accident. southbound on the harrisburg expressway, reports of an accident past belfast. pulaski highway, watch for a crash. 59 on the north side.
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48 near edmondson. monument street at calvert street, watch for closures in advance of the baltimore book festival. here's a quick, live look at traffic. no sign of delays in this area. watch for slow spots near belfast. this is 95 past 222. no sign of any delays because of this crash. we will keep you posted. southbound just past 22. -- 222. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a new lead that jimmy hoffa is buried in a small community just outside d troy. a man said he saw of the men bury a body just hours after jimmy hoffa went missing.
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police say they are taking the tips seriously. the university of california will pay $630,000 to students that were doused with a pepper spray. each of the students will receive about $30,000.80 written apology from the school's chancellor. it will be another 18 months before the damage to the washington monument is fully repaired. some work has been completed. the landmark has been closed to the public since the earthquake . >> it seems the cost of taking money out of the atm is on the rise. the average surcharge is now
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$2.50. that is the fee charged to it not customary. it can get more expensive when you add in your own banks charge for using the machine. how much do you tip when you're dining out? some 15% or 20% is a acceptable. some manhattan waiters expect more. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think is a reasonable percentage for a tip when dining out? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. kohl's has thousands of jobs to
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fill. the make your own latte strategy is proving to be a success for starbucks. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> starbucks just unveiled a ewer.e served coffee grobr it can brew drinks other than coffee. brewers have sold out. some machines are on back order. if you major own lattes at home, it will cost you $600 a year. at starbucks, $845. that does not include the cost
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of the machine which starts at $200. stocks continued to fall. the bloomberg maryland index was lower. spain will present its budget next year. get the weekly jobless claims numbers in the u.s. kohl's opening 12 new stores. that does include a new store in aspen hill. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> family and friends are remembering andy williams. he was one of the most popular 60's.ists of the 19 was 84 years old.
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>> he had a great voice. the orioles bounced back in a big way. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning.
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sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is kenneth busy in terms of incidents -- it is kind of busy in terms of incidents. watch for delays in the southbound direction. we have an update on northbound 83 just past belfast. the accident is off to the side. no sign of the delays. pulaski highway, watch for a crash. not bad near bel air road. towards liberty, starting to develop some delays. monument street and calvert street, watch for closures. 83 at one road, not too bad. this is 95 at perryville. the left lane is closed just
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past the perryville exit. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> showers continue to cross to the northern part of the state. there's a chance for showers as we go through the day and into the evening hours. high temperature and the upper 70's and low 80's. we do have the possibility for showers during the ravens game. we expect temperatures at the beginning in the low 70's. now we go to sports. >> good morning. the nfl referees lockout is over. the regular officials will work the ravens game tonight. 12-2, the birds hammer the blue jays. it was home run derby against carlos villanueva.
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jays led 1-0 in the first. it. mclouth ties jim thome, home run. manny machado. he has five home runs. chris davis, a big blast, number 27. 6-2 orioles. mark reynolds, home run number 23. 8-2. manny now has six home runs. 12-2 is the final. seven home runs ties a team record. what a night last night at camden yards.
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ravens and brown's tonight and the real officials will work the game. the regular refs be in town to work the game. the quarterback is 28 years old. a former baseball player. now he has to figure rat were one of the great players is hanging out, number 20, ed reed -- he has to figure out where one of the great players is hanging out. >> you have to know where number20 is at. game onan see tonight's wbal-tv 11. then the kickoff at 8:20. ooen the ravens fans will b
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the regular referees. >> thank you. 6:26. racial tension on the campus of towson university when we continue. >> police looking for a person of interest after a mother and child are shot. >> financial corporation times hit a part of baltimore history, causing it to shut down
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> you need the umbrella if you live in northern areas. we are tracking some rain showers moving back into the
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metro area. a mild start to the day. high temperatures in the upper 70's. a chance for showers this morning up north and into the afternoon and evening hours, especially into the middle half of the ravens game. we'll come back and looked at the radar. >> a woman and her son are sent to the hospital after a shooting. >> jennifer franciotti has details. >> police did not think this was random. police believed the shootings are the result of a domestic dispute. the 4-year-old boy was shot in the hip. his mother was shot in the body just beneath the arm pit. this happened just before 9:30 last night near the 900 block of gorsuch avenue. police say the shooting happened inside the mother's home. she had physical injuries in addition to being shot. investigators are looking for a male person of interest. at least one neighbor is
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surprised by the level of violence in his community. >> i would say the neighborhood is generally safe. there are isolated events between individuals. and so generally i don't fear to be walking around at night or that sort of thing. >> neither the injuries to the boy or smother are considered life-threatening. >> police say a mother left her five children alone in a hotel room or she committed a robbery nearby. is facing a long list of charges -- she is facing a long list of charges. room and.d a man's
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police obtained a room key and found five children. the children are now being cared for by relatives. >> the formation of a new student group has garnered some national attention. last night students got to sound off about the formation of a white student union. some denounced it completely. organizers say it will be an advocacy group and a source of pride for white students who have been discriminated against. they say it will be open to anyone. >> most of this controvery is being generated by people that are, i think, scared that white students are finally shaking this trend and actually being proud of who they are and
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encouraging pride in their culture. >> what is white history? what is white culture? facultyesn't have a adviser. they hope to have that resolved by the end of the month. some >> are receiving a helping hand from a local food bank. the lineup to receive fresh foods and canned goods. grateful forare the help of one another. >> they have supported us for so many years. now we can be there for them. >> every little bit helps during these trying times. >> this week the company awarded the plant said the mill will be auctioned off in january if a buyer does not come forward by them.
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>> residence address concerned about the repair process of the sinkhole. crews are still making repairs. many residents say they have experienced structural damage because of the repair work. >> they have cracks in their foundation, broken windows. some people had mirrors fall off their walls. >> vibration monitors have not shown levels that would have cost structural damage to buildings. the sinkhole repairs are expected to be comended on november 9. >> the museum was shut down tomorrow. a nonprofit group will take over the museum.
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is expected to reopen next year. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a few problems as you head out the door. we start on southbound 95 just past perryville. there is an accident off to the side. an accident clearing on a 83. a new accident on pratt street. not bad on the northeast outer loop. monument street is closed in advance of the baltimore book festival. heavier prior to edmondson. those delays falling into place down to baltimore national pike. here's a quick, live look at traffic.
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you can see the pace of things in the outer loop. this is 95 at the perryville region. we are starting to recover. the accident is off to the side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> if we can get a quick check of the radar, we can see there's still some rain. we had some thunderstorms earlier on in baltimore county. rain showers from garrett county all the way to westminster. south of the city, you mostly have a dry commute. we're starting off in the 60's and 70's and moving into the 80's through the afternoon. 83 for the eastern shore. most of the showers and
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thunderstorms are coming in from the last. after this first batch of rain, most will hold off until the afternoon and evening hours. 40% chance for showers tomorrow and weakening chances into the weekend. >> 6:37. 66 degrees at the airport. a study that sounds like something out of a herman melville novel. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think is a reasonable percentage for a tip when dining out? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> a rare while citing -- whale sighting. a helicopter cited this white humpback whale. it is an elusive albino whale. people said seen the creature was amazing. some said it was like an iceberg
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coming out of the water. this citing would-be the third of the year. this is the only all-white whale in the world. >> the pandas been given playgrounds to enjoy. the equipment is designed to teach them independence and keep them stimulated. they are rewarded with treats to encourage them to use the equipment. >> 66 degrees at the airport. >> we will take a look your morning commute. accident to get you up to date on. >> there is some rain on the northern part of the radar.
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"most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. starting tonight, the game will be officiated by professional crews. nfl officials announced an agreement, ending the lockout that began in june. it came to a head on monday night under the national
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spotlight. under the new agreement, salaries will be increased to about $149,000. it's still needs to be approved by nfl owners. a body was found near the inner harbor near boston and leakin streets. police have released few details so far. firefighters remained on the scene of a fire in ocean city this morning. these are pictures of the fire. it'll happen just before 6:00 p.m. last night. it was brought under control just after midnight. one firefighter suffered some minor burns. no word on what started the blaze. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together.
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is getting busy. we have an accident at pratt and president street. delays are starting to form around the area. this is security. you can see the buildup in volume. it is getting crowded from 795 down towards edmondson. picking up in volume near harford road. this is 97 at 100, very light volume. the rest of the major roadways are in pretty good shape. a backup on southbound 795 down towards the beltway and on 95 out of the northeast. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. the issue was the morning rush and we had some rain and
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thunderstorms. that was mainly affecting northern areas. those are not exiting east to delaware and new jersey. we're not done with the wet weather. we have rain affecting hagerstown. this will continue to cross in the northern counties and staying north of baltimore city. this is all trail again with a cold front that will be impacting us for the next 24 hours. it is sitting off to the north. we expected to cross through tomorrow. then we'll start to quiet things down. it is smiled and humid -- it is mild and humid and we still have chances for rain.
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80 degrees for the high around baltimore. 83 in southern maryland. showers and thunderstorms are possible today, especially in the mountains. then we will see more rain move into baltimore in the afternoon and evening hours. we have to watch out for this for the ravens game. foreratures in the low 70's kickoff. showers most likely later in the game. make sure you have the rain gear handy if you go to the game. showers likely overnight. still a couple of showers tomorrow. 76 tomorrow for the hyatt. some isolated showers saturday and sunday. turning out to beat a pretty nice weekend. temperatures in the 70's next
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week and dry. >> a double shooting in southwest baltimore cents a mother and her son to the hospital. jennifer franciotti has the latest on this. >> good morning. police say this was not random. police believed the shootings are the result of a domestic dispute. the 4-year-old boy was shot in the hip. his mother was shot in the body just beneath the arm pit. this happened just before 9:30 last night near the 900 block of gorsuch avenue. police say the shooting happened inside the mother's home. she had physical injuries in addition to being shot. investigators are looking for a male person of interest. at least one neighbor is surprised by the level of violence in his community. he said is not often like something like this happens. according to police, they were taken to the hospital and their injuries are non-life-
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threatening. both are expected to recover. >> thank you. 6:49. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> plus, we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think is a reasonable percentage for a tip when dining out?
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>> i can imagine that. >> those of this here when waiters before -- >> will agree -- we all agree. >> here is savannah guthrie with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. an agreement between the nfl and
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the referees union to end the lockout. the regular officials back on the field tonight. a man looking for a second chance to live out his dream after he was injured in his first and only at -bat in the major leagues. the sensation returns. a man tries to break the record live inmost peullups our studio will we get started on a thursday morning. [laughter] >> chocolate milk. >> let's check your morning commute. pratt and president, watch for an accident.
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one being cleared at pulaski highway. on the west side, picking up, 30 miles an hour. southbound 795 is backed out. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is security showing the west side delays. this is traffic on 97. not bad as you travel in that area. >> this morning, north of dust and later today and the evening hours, especially later into the ravens game. we drop into the 70's tomorrow. >> note umbrellas at the ravens game -- no umbrellas at the ravens game. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a great day.
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>> this is a wbal-tv 11 editorial with president and
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general manager dan joerres. >> baltimore appears on many best and worst lists, but the city was toast of the town sunday -- and in a good way. in the midst of a lot of awards presented at the 64th annual primetime emmy's, one of the biggest winners was baltimore on multiple fronts. it was a big night for baltimore productions, stars, and even a jewelry designer. baltimore native julie bowen took home another emmy award as best supporting actress for her role in "modern family." her introduction mentioned her baltimore childhood in which her love of acting began in her back yard with her sisters. in one of the strongest sweeps of the night, the baltimore- based docu-drama "game change" won four awards, for acting, writing, and direction in the movie and miniseries competition. the award for best actress in comedy went to julia louis dreyfus for her performance as the vice president in "veep," which is filmed in baltimore. she thanked her crew in baltimore and will return next month to work on the second season of the now emmy-award- winning show. even the gift bags had a taste
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of baltimore with jewelry from a local designer that went to the stars in the celebrity gift lounge. there was definitely enough of charm city to go around. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have.
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resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean one hundred ninety nine million a year... for schools...gaming revenue that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children.